Search for dissertations about: "semiotics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the word semiotics.

  1. 1. An Information System in its Organisational Contexts : A Systemic Semiotic Longitudinal Case Study

    University dissertation from Wollongong, Australia : Department of Information Systems, University of Wollongong

    Author : Rodney Clarke; Karlstads universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; information systems; longitudinal case study; organisational contexts; organisational semiotics; semiotics; social semiotics; systemic functional linguistics; systemic semiotics; workpractices; Information Systems; Informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation develops a new form of Systems Analysis based on Systemic Semiotics. Systemic Semiotics, a combination of Social Semiotics and Systemic Functional Linguistic theories, can be used to provide contextual descriptions linking the operations of information systems to their specific situational and organisational contexts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Children's Gestures from 18 to 30 Months

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Mats Andrén; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gesture; children; development; communication; language; action; semiotics; social cognition;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the nature of the gestures performed by five Swedish children. The children are followed from 18 to 30 months of age: an age range which is characterized by a rapid succession of developmental changes in children's abilities to communicate by means of both spoken language and gesture. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Inquiry into Cultural Semiotics: Germaine de Staël's Autobiographical Travel Accounts

    University dissertation from Lund University Div. of Semiotics Department of Art History and Musicology Box 117 SE-221 00 LUND

    Author : Anna Cabak Rédei; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Fenomenologi; Phenomenological sociology; Contemporary history circa 1800 to 1914 ; Phenomenology; Humanities; Parisian salons; Humaniora; Fransk litteratur; Germaine de Staël; Cultural semiotics; Autobiographical travel accounts; French literature; Modern historia ca. 1800-1914 ;

    Abstract : Cultural semiotics studies encounters between cultures. Notions such as Culture, Extra-culture and Non-culture were developed in the 1970s by the Tartu school and were used in their studies of Russian culture and its relation to Western Europe, with special focus on Peter the Great's attempt to Westernize Russia in the eighteenth century. READ MORE

  4. 4. Semiotics of Politics Dialogicality of Parliamentary Talk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jaakko Turunen; Uppsala universitet.; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statskunskap; Political Science; language; dialogicality; parliamentary talk; Mikhail Bakhtin; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Yuri Lotman; Poland; Slovakia; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Parliamentary talk, despite its central place in politics, has not been the focus of many qualitative studies. The present study investigates how parliamentary talk emerges in a dialogue between different arguments in the parliament. READ MORE

  5. 5. A grammar of Jahai

    University dissertation from Linguistics and Phonetics

    Author : Niclas Burenhult; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Chinese; Kinesiska och språk och litteratur från Syd- och Sydostasien; Languages and literatures of South and South-East Asia; expressives; argument; agreement; syntax; modality; Aktionsart; aspect; nominalisation; unitisation; reduplication; cliticisation; affixation; derivational morphology; prestopped nasals; phonology; vowel nasality; Malaysia; endangered languages; Austroasiatic; Mon-Khmer; Jahai; Aslian; Grammar; semantics; semiotics; Grammatik; semantik; semiotik; Phonetics; Fonetik; fonologi;

    Abstract : Jahai, a language belonging to the Aslian branch of the Mon-Khmer language family, is spoken by a group of about 1,000 hunter-gatherers in the montane rainforests of northern Peninsular Malaysia. Drawing on linguistic data collected in the field, the present dissertation is a study of the grammar of Jahai. READ MORE